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  1. d'Art Center presents "Surface: Textures and Patterns in Artwork"

    June 3, 2021, 5:30 PM - June 25, 2022, 5:00 PM
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    d'Art Center

    Surface is an exhibition of artworks that highlights the use of textures and patterns in artworks from across the country. We want our patrons to be able to “feel” the textures in the work with their eyes, and to get lost in all the patterns! The call reached 39 states. 218 artists submitted for a total of 781 submissions. d’Art’s Gallery Manager, and the juror selected 64 pieces from 60 artists from 23 states (9 Virginians)! This is a juried exhibition, and was co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror and artist, Jorge A. Saenz. Jorge also has a piece on display in the Surface Exhibition.

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  2. Chrysler Museum – M.C. Escher: Infinite Variations

    April 15, 2022 - August 28, 2022
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    Chrysler Museum of Art, Special Exhibition Galleries

    The Chrysler Museum will present more than 150 works by M.C. Escher from the collection of Paul and Melinda Firos of Athens, Greece in M.C. Escher: Infinite Variations. The exhibition will showcase works that span Escher’s career, including the iconic Day and Night, in which two flocks of birds in flight blend into Holland’s landscape, and Ascending and Descending, a 1960 print of an impossible building with a staircase that mirrors a möbius strip. This comprehensive exhibition will trace the imagery that made Escher one of the world’s most recognized artists and feature the full range of media in which he worked, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and even a lithography stone.

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  3. Hermitage Museum and Gardens presents "Lugo: Pottery with Purpose"

    June 10, 2022, 6:00 PM - October 10, 2022, 5:00 PM
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    Hermitage Museum and Gardens

    Beginning June 10th, 2022 the Hermitage Museum will feature ceramic artist Roberto Lugo for a four-month solo exhibition. Lugo is an artist, activist, educator, poet, and the founder of Village Potter. He is most recognized for his hand thrown ceramic work that contrasts traditional ceramic forms such as porcelain teapots and urns with subject matter that is culturally and politically motivated. The exhibition will focus on his work that celebrates and examines current and historic figures who have made an impact in social justice and race relation issues and reflect on his multicultural and BIPOC experiences.

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  4. Juneteenth Trivia Contest

    June 13, 2022 - June 17, 2022
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    Norfolk Public Library Branch and Social Media

    Juneteenth Trivia Contest will run June 13-17, 2022. Patrons may participate via associated social media posts or by coming in the branch to submit answers. All who answer correctly will be entered into prize drawing. The prize will consist of an Ancestry DNA Kit, Flavors of Africa: Discover Authentic Family Recipes from All Over the Continent cookbook, the 1619 Project book collection, and a Ghanaian Wing U-Shopper Bolga Basket.

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  5. Chrysler Museum presents "Pride at the Chrysler"

    June 16, 2022, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Chrysler Museum of Art

    Join us for a Pride-filled evening at the Chrysler with a celebration of LGBTQ+ artists through the centuries along with music, food, and drink!

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Light Rail Extension Newtown Station to Military Circle Community Workshop

    June 16, 2022, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    Newtown Rd. Station Pop-Up

    The Naval Station Norfolk Transit Corridor Study continues to move forward evaluating extending the light rail from the current Newtown Road Station to Military Circle and we need your input! Join us for an upcoming Community Workshop to learn more about the study, view the proposed alignment and tell us where you connect! For more information: www.navalstationnorfolktransit.com.

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  2. Light Rail Extension Newtown Station to Military Circle Community Workshop

    June 16, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Calvary Presbyterian Church

    The Naval Station Norfolk Transit Corridor Study continues to move forward evaluating extending the light rail from the current Newtown Road Station to Military Circle and we need your input! Join us for an upcoming Community Workshop to learn more about the study, view the proposed alignment and tell us where you connect! For more information: www.navalstationnorfolktransit.com.

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